Little girl, 6, rushed to hospital after being mauled by a wild dog that held her underwater while swimming in the sea

A LITTLE girl was rushed to hospital after being mauled by a wild dog that submerged her while swimming in the sea.

The horrific incident took place on Fraser Island, Australia.

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The horrific incident happened today on Fraser Island, Australia

The six-year-old girl was bitten on the head and sustained stab wounds around her ear, as well as minor cuts to her hands.

She was treated at the scene by paramedics before being flown to Hervey Bay Hospital in central Queensland.

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